Monthly Archives: February 2011

Giveaway: three educational DVDs from Blue Crane Digital

What can I win? In this giveaway you can win a set of three educational DVDs from Blue Crane Digital: Nikon D7000 Nikon Speedlight Shoot great videos with your Nikon DSLR camera How do I win? The rules are simple – just leave a comment to this post. One comment per person please. Don’t forget […]

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Top 10 posts for February

Those are the top 10 most visited PhotoRumors posts for February 2011: Sigma announced four new lenses and DP2x camera in Japan Is this the mirrorless Pentax NC-1 camera? Voigtlander SL II Heliar Classic 1,8/75 and Nokton 1,2/35mm ASPH II lenses announced Pentax NC-1 mirrorless camera Pentax D FA 645 25mm f/4 lens (medium format) […]

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Samyang announces the 8mm f/3.5 FISH-EYE CS VG10 lens

Today Samyang released the 8mm f/3.5 FISH-EYE CS VG10 lens designed specifically for the Sony NEX-VG10 digital camcorder. Price and availability will be announced at a later date. Press release:

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Two new flash accessories to be revealed at Photojojo store on Monday

Photojojo will add two new flash accessories to its online store on Monday: The Pop-up Flash Bounce ($30) “This smart and simple hood contains a mirror that directs the flash on your camera up, bouncing it off the ceiling to create even, natural light just like the pro’s do with their external flashes.”

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Two new sensors from Sony

Sony developed a 17.7MP sensor that can “convert multiple pixels into signals simultaneously” and achieve up to 75% reduction of the conversion time compared to existing sensors. Some more specs: can shoot video at 120fps processing speed of 34.8Gbps low power consumption for use in cell phone and digital cameras Sony also announced a 1/2.3″ 12.4MP BSI CMOS sensor that can provide 42fps […]

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Samsung’s plans for the future

Over a month ago, WhatDigitalCamera visited Samsung HQ in Seoul and got some interesting information: In 2010 Samsung produced 18million lenses. Samsung confirmed a commitment of making five new lenses a year (the lenses for 2011 are already announced). They confirmed that a prototype of a 700mm NX lens is already existing. By 2015 Samsung expects the […]

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All future Sony Alpha models to have translucent mirror

During a presentation is Zaragoza Spain, Sony representatives confirmed that all future Sony Alpha cameras will have translucent mirror technology (see also pellicle mirror).

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Guest post: Sigma SD1 update

This guest post is written by Bob van Ooik from X3magazine. You can visit also the original article “A wealth of Sigma SD1 info”. As a long time user of Sigma cameras the introduction of the SD1 is something I look forward to very much. Recently the CP+ fair was held in Japan and there Sigma released […]

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